Southern history on screen : race and rights, 1976-2016 /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Jack, Bryan M., 1969- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • "It's now that counts": the South in Hollywood's Sixties films / Oliver Gruner
  • History without a capital H: violence, commodification, and the perpetuation of the postmodern condition in Django unchained / Daniel Farrell
  • You're not the South: The outlaw Josey Wales, Ride with the devil, and confederate guerrillas in modern films / Bryan M. Jack
  • Reconstruction on film: Free state of Jones and the historical memory of Reconstruction / Erik B. Alexander
  • From Griffith to Parker: the representation of African Americans and the U.S. South in The birth of a nation 1915-2016 / Caroline Schroeter
  • Roots reimagined / Todd Simpson
  • The South as a space/place of reclamation of black fe/male inheritance / Kwakiutl Dreher
  • Hollywood's southern strategy: portraying white Christianity in late twentieth-century civil rights melodramas / Megan Hunt
  • Lesbian invisibility continued: the "straight-washing" of southern women in The color purple and Fried green tomatoes / Gene Kelly
  • Intergenerational struggle and racial progress in The help and The butler / Tatiana Prorokova.